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Radio Rundown for this Weekend (12/16)

Now that ice fishing season is here, we kick off this week’s show with advice on staying safe from retired Coast Guardsman Joe Marion.  Joe is also an avid ice angler and has some great suggestions for preventing an accident on the ice.

Then Karl Ieuter of the Ieuter  Insurance Group dispels the rumor that your vehicle isn’t covered while on the ice.

We continue the ice fishing theme in hour two as I talk with Mark Romanack of Fishing 411 TV.  Mark has some great advice for targeting panfish and other species on first ice.

Next, Brian Mastenbrook of the Michigan dnr has an update on the December elk hunt.   He says the department uses the hunt as a management tool to control the elk population, but for a lucky group of hunters, it can be the hunt of a lifetime.

The hour wraps up with Ed Roy of the Michigan Wildlife Council (HereForMiOutdoors.org).  Ed has an update on the “Here for Generations” campaign to promote hunting and fishing in Michigan.

Coyote hunting is the topic in the final hour of this weeks show as I talk with Blaine Bailer of Jays Sporting Goods.  Blaine is a veteran predator hunter and has great advice on getting started.

We wrap it all up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar.  This week the chef has a very nice rabbit recipe.

I hope you like the show.

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Radio Show Rundown for this Weekend (4/22)

Scott Szafranski of the Linwood Beach Marina on Saginaw Bay is my first guest this week.  Scott says they’re ready for boaters and campers.  He also discusses the perch and walleye fishery on the Bay.

Then, Kenny Slavens of Jays Sporting Goods in Gaylord joins me to talk about what to look for in a ground blind for turkey season.

The hour wraps up with Wendy Scott from the Great Lakes Bay Convention and Visitors Bureau (GoGreat.com).  Wendy talks about the hunting and fishing opportunities in that part of the state.

Mark Romanack of Fishing 411 TV kicks off the second hour of this week’s show.  Mark tells about his recent trips to Lake Erie and the Detroit River for walleye.  He also has advice on how to be more productive while trolling big water.

We’re talking turkey in the next segment with Al Stewart of the Michigan dnr.  Al says the season is off to a good start and reminds us licenses for some areas are still available over the counter.

Jeff Poet kicks off the final hour this week.  First, Jeff wears his Michigan Wildlife Council hat to talk about their “Here for Generations” campaign (HereforMiOutdoors.org).  Then, he switches gears and tells of his family’s store, Jays Sporting Goods.  He describes how they got started and what sets them apart from the big, national outdoor retailers.

Wild game chef Dixie Dave Minar wraps it all up.  This time with a nice turkey recipe.

I hope you like the show.

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Rundown for March 11/12

Chris Hamm of Wisconsin based HHA Sports is my first guest this week.  HHA is the leader in adjustable, single pin archery sight technology.  Chris talks about the history of their family owned company, the products they make and our new HHA Sports Podcast.

Then Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews joins me with details of their upcoming April edition.

Hour two starts out with Tom Goniea of the Michigan dnr.   Tom is the senior fisheries biologist for the department and the guy who overseas commercial fishing operations in the state.  He has some interesting comments about proposed changes in the commercial fishing regulations that could allow them to keep walleye and lake trout.

Then, Dupuie of Angler Qwest boats joins me.  Brad says demand for the big water trolling tritoon is strong and promotes their appearance at the big Ultimate Sport Show (showspan.com/USG/) coming up in Grand Rapids in a couple weeks.

Hannah Schauer of the Michigan dnr is up next.  Hannah talks about the growing number of coyote complaints from southern Michigan residents.

Fishing is the topic of discussion in hour number three of this week’s Outdoor Magazine show as I talk with Mark Romanack of Fishing 411 TV.  Mark is an expert angler, fishing educator and TV show host with lots of great information.

We wrap it all up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar.  This time Dave has an interesting muskrat recipe.

I hope you like the show.

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Outdoor Magazine Radio Rundown for 6/11

Jeff Poet is the kick off guest on this week’s show.  Jeff is the President of Jays Sporting Goods and a member of the Michigan Wildlife Council.  He talks about the campaign to promote hunting and fishing in Michigan, as well as the outdoor retail business.

Then Karen Cleveland of the Michigan dnr talks about the confusion over changes in the plan to control cormorants in the state.

Hour two kicks off with Ted Harpham of Darton Archery.  Ted discusses their bow and crossbow lineup for 2016.

mucc‘s Drew YoungeDyke  is up next with details of their On The Ground (OTG) program to improve habitat for fish and wildlife across the state.

Fishing educator and TV fishing show host Mark Romanack of Fishing 411 is featured in hour number three.  Mark talks about trolling for open water walleye and the process of testing dive curves on popular fishing lures.

We wrap it up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar.  This time Dave has a very nice walleye recipe.

Great guests and information this week.   I hope you like the show.

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Food plots are the opening topic of discussion this week on the Outdoor Magazine Radio show as I talk with Eric Sherwood of Whitetail Select.  Eric talks about where to plant a food plot, how to prepare the ground and what seed to plant.

Then Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews give a preview of their April edition.

Hour two kicks off with master taxidermist RJ Meyer of the Trophy RoomTaxidermy studio in Allendale.  RJ describes how to judge the quality of a taxidermists work.

Drew YoungeDyke of mucc is up next. Drew talks about the new “Here. For Generations” campaign to educate the non hunters and anglers in Michigan about the importance of what we do.

Scott Szafranski of the Linwood Beach Marina wraps up the hour.  Scott talks about the early spring trolling action for walleye on Saginaw Bay.

Fishing is also the topic of our final hour as Mark Romanck of Fishing411 joins me.  Mark talks about fishing for giant pike in Canada during ice-out conditions, jigging for Detroit River walleye and he also has some great trolling tips.

We wrap it all up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar of Oscar and Joey’s Roadhouse.  This time Dave has a very nice walleye recipe.

Lots of great guests and information this week on Outdoor Magazine Radio.  I hope you like the show.

 

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Rundown For This Week’s Radio Show (6/27)

We start out this week’s show by looking ahead to the upcoming archery season as I talk with Ted Harpham of Darton Archery.  Ted describes what to look for in a new bow and talks about the Darton line up of products.

Then Randy Jorgensen of Woods-n-Waternews talks about that publications’s thirty year history and how that family owned operation has competed with the bigger, corporate publishers.

Veteran angler and fishing educator Mark Romanack of Fishing 411 kicks off the second hour.  Mark talks about fishing opportunities in Michigan and discusses the finer points of trolling…including the importance of depth.

The hour wraps up with Drew YoungeDyke from the Michigan United Conservation Clubs (mucc.org).  Drew has details of their recent convention and talks about the OTG program.  ”On the Ground” is an effort to improve fish and wildlife habitat.

Sturgeon fishing is the topic in hour number three as I talk with Jim Felgenauer of Sturgeon for Tomorrow (StClairSturgeon.org).  Jim describes how anglers target the giant fish in the St. Clair river and talks about the thrill of fighting a five foot long fish.

Wild game chef Dixie Dave Minar wraps it all up.  This week Dave has another very nice walleye recipe.

Interesting guests with lots of good information this week on Outdoor Magazine Radio.  I hope you like it.

 

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Rundown for Last Show in November

We wrap up the month with some great guests and information this week on the Outdoor Magazine show.

First, RJ Meyer of the Trophy Room Taxidermy studio talks about choosing a good taxidermist.

Then Allan Goetz of the Michigan Buck Pole (mibuckpole.com) has an update on their online buck pole.

Hour two features veteran angler Mark Romanack of the Fishing411 TV show.  Mark has great insight into the world of fishing today.

Veteran whitetail hunter Tim Roller of the Whitetail Journey TV show  joins me in hour 3 to talk about hunting late season bucks.

We wrap it all up as usual with Chef Dixie Dave Minar.

 

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Radio Rundown for New Year

We kick of 2014 with a fast paced show this week on Outdoor Magazine.

First, I talk with veteran steelhead angler Jim Diedrich about the resurgence of the AuSable River steelhead fishery.

Then, Tom Campbell of Woods-n-Waternews talks about an interesting article in their latest edition about the future of deer hunting.

Hour number two starts out with Scott Szafranski of the Linwood Beach Marina on Saginaw Bay.  Scott has great tips on ice fishing for walleye.

Showspan‘s Ben Nielsen is up next with a preview of the Ultimate Fishing Show coming up in Novi on January 9-12.

Drew YoungeDyke of MUCC and Citizens for Professional Wildlife Management (CitizensWildlife.com) also joins me to talk about the status of the petition drive to stop anti hunters in Michigan.

Hour number three features old friend Mark Romanack of Fishing411.  Mark talks about ice fishing and has details of an exciting boat giveaway in conjunction with the good folks at Jays Sporting Goods.

The show wraps up with Chef Dixie Dave Minar.  This week Dave talks about a fundraising dinner coming up in just a few weeks.

A busy and informative show to kick off the new year.  I hope you like it.

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Radio Rundown for Father’s Day Weekend

We celebrate this Father’s Day weekend by talking about fishing with a trio of heavy hitters on the Michigan fishing scene.

First, Mark Romanack of Fishing 411 joins me to talk about his dive curves and the finer points of trolling for walleye and salmon.  Mark also discusses moving his television show from Sportsman Channel over to the World Fishing Network.

Then Tim Roller talks about flyfishing for trout and  smallmouth.  For more than two decades Tim owned Ultimate Outfitters guide service.  During that time one of his customers caught the world record brown trout on Michigan’s Manistee River.  These days, Tim is concentrating on his Whitetail Journey TV show, so we spend some time discussing deer hunting as well.

Kent Wood of MUCC wraps the hour up talking about license fee increase legislation  and proposed firearm legislation that could impact Michigan’s youth hunting seasons.

Michigan’s  ”Mr. Walleye”, Mark Martin is featured in the third hour of this week’s show. Mark has a live report from Lake Erie while pre-fishing for a tournament there.   We had some cell phone problems due to storms in the area but while talking with me for the show, Mark caught a couple beautiful walleye.

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The show wraps up with wild game chef Dixie Dave Minar.  This time Dave has a hearty bear recipe.

A little slower paced show this week featuring some long time friends sharing some great fishing information.  I hope you like it.

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Radio Rundown for 4/27

It’s an interesting mix of topics this week on the Outdoor Magazine radio show.

First, I talk about my turkey hunting adventures so far this season. No bird yet but there’s still plenty of time.

Then, Tony Smith of the Lower Peninsula Deer Management Initiative joins me to talk about his group’s desire to implement mandatory antler point restrictions on whitetails across lower Michigan.

He’s followed by Dale Malusi. Dale doesn’t agree with mandatory APR’s and he’s started a facebook page to talk about the issue.

The hour wraps up with Eric Sherwood of Whitetail Select. Eric has some great advice for dealing with cold temps and lots of rain in reference to planting food plots.

Michigan’s “Mr. Walleye” kicks off the second hour of this week’s show. Long time friend Mark Martin talks about the walleye opener and what it takes to be a professional angler these days.

Erin McDonough of MUCC. Erin talks about the Scientific Wildlife Management Package and how it could prevent outside interference into Michigan wildlife management.

We continue the fishing theme in hour number three with Mark Romanack of Fishing 411. Mark discusses fishing for trophy pike and the concept of dive curves for trolling.

We wrap it up once again with wild game chef Dixie Dave Minar. Dave doesn’t have a recipe this week, instead we talk about an upcoming benefit dinner in Standish, Michigan.

A great show to wrap up the month of April. I hope you enjoy it.

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